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St. John the Baptist Church

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B. Buena Street, Tabaco City, Luzon 4502, Philippines
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Historical

The church looks very spectacular both inside and out. A great landmark as it is situated in the... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2017
Julian Thomas S
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An edifice that brings memory...

It was a Sunday afternoon, March 19, 2017 when we dropped by at the place. A day after my mom... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2017
oyette2013
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cainta, philippines
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B. Buena Street, Tabaco City, Luzon 4502, Philippines
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The church looks very spectacular both inside and out. A great landmark as it is situated in the center of the district; so you won't get lost. Just ask where the church is, and you'll find your way.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

It was a Sunday afternoon, March 19, 2017 when we dropped by at the place. A day after my mom celebrated her 81st birthday. It was my mother personal request that we should all go and paid a homage from the church were she used...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

we saw the church from outside, as it was locked up. even the church mass was done outside. was regal and beautiful.

Thank Sunshine Z
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We visited the Church of San Juan Bautista in Tabaco during one of our exploration day trips from Legazpi City. Formally known as San Juan Bautista Parish Church, Tabaco Church served a parish founded by Franciscans in the late-1500s early in the colonial era. This...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Formally known as San Juan Bautista Parish Church, Tabaco Church served a parish founded by Franciscans in the late-1500s early in the colonial era. This particular church, however, was built towards the end of the Spanish colonial rule in 1867. It was built in a...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a central landmark in Tabaco City, Albay PH. Located along the Tiwi-Tabaco-Legazpi main hiway, the church is noticeable. The black facade and its huge bell tower are just amazing.

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

You'll never miss this church when in Tabaco City, Albay PH. Located at the city center within the city plaza and in front of the Tabaco City hall. The church facade is black; built using 'black volcanic soil' according to the church staff. It has...More

1  Thank SherwinJoseph
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Its an old church as you can see from the facade and its walls. From the airport you can ask the tricycle to bring you to the Grand terminal. Take a van going to Tabaco. Once you get off that the city, its a few...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2015

one of the oldest church in the philippines. Our guide brought us here as part pf the tour. well im not a catholic thats why i dont quite appreciate the place. but it is nice to visit. anyway knowing you are looking at a piece...More

1  Thank DokGrey
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Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful and best-preserved churches in the the country and is a must-visit for its huge cultural and historical value.

2  Thank cestlaviedenantes
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